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HK shops, workers in rare strike to ‘defend freedom’

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear [...]
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Hundreds gather near HK Legco a day before second reading of extradition bill, as tensions with police rise

Hundreds gather near HK Legco a day before second reading of extradition bill, as tensions with police rise

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Two days after clashes between protesters and police outside the Hong Kong government’s headquarters, hundreds have returned to the same grounds in opposition against [...]
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HK braces for more protests over proposed extradition law

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NCB News | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong was hit with more demonstrations and strikes on Wednesday over plans for a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China. The protests, which came three days [...]
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HK extradition bill: education boss Christine Choi condemns teachers and students for plotting classroom boycotts

HK extradition bill: education boss Christine Choi condemns teachers and students for plotting classroom boycotts

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s education authority has hit out at teachers and students for planning to strike against the government’s controversial extradition proposal. [...]
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HK extradition bill: thousands of protesters block city streets and prepare for worst as riot police gather nearby

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Thousands of protesters angry at the Hong Kong government’s contentious extradition bill have blocked streets around the Legislative Council complex on Wednesday, [...]
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HK protesters begin night vigil as extradition anger mounts

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tensions rose in Hong Kong late Tuesday as hundreds of protesters began a nighttime vigil outside the city’s parliament, just hours before lawmakers debate a divisive [...]
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Explainer: Why proposed changes to HK’s extradition law are fuelling protests

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the [...]
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HK leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally

HK leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader on Monday refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came out to [...]
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Armed radicals or indecisive and leaderless who are the protesters who clashed violently with police after HK extradition bill march?

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Organised, prepared, armed and radical that was the police description of hundreds of young protesters who took on the force across three districts in Hong Kong in the early [...]
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HK businesses pledge closures as extradition anger builds

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Scores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down as anger builds over government plans to push through a law allowing extraditions to China, despite a huge weekend [...]
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Q&A: Why bill proposed in HK set off huge protests

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to [...]
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Catholic Church urges restraint as social workers vow to strike and HK’s biggest teachers’ union calls for protests against extradition amendment

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Catholic diocese of Hong Kong on Tuesday joined the social welfare sector and the largest teachers’ union in voicing concerns about the government’s proposed [...]
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HK’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam warns against businesses going on strike over bill to allow extraditions to mainland China

HK’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam warns against businesses going on strike over bill to allow extraditions to mainland China

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s leader has urged schools, businesses and unions to think twice before going on strike in protest against her extradition bill, saying it would put the [...]
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HK gears up for fresh protests, strikes as anger boils over

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for [...]
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Bill that set off big protest to go to HK legislature

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the legislature for debate after the territory’s largest protests in at [...]
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